A Walt Disney World vacation takes an intricate amount of planning because of all the components. Hotel accommodations, dining and flights (if applicable) are just a few things that need to be figured out before you make the trip. Because so many people start planning their trips 180 days out, the earlier you start the better. This will enable you to secure the best things to enhance your trip. Here are six reservations you should make prior to making the trip down to Walt Disney World:
Since the fastpass system works differently now, you can book FastPass+ selections up to 60 days in advance if you’re staying on property and 30 days in advance if you aren’t. This will eliminate the stress of having to figure out fastpasses the day you go to the park and ensure you’re getting on your favorite attractions. This also helps maximize your time and allow you to see and do everything.
These aren’t a priority, but it’s fun to add on these fun extras before you arrive! If you’re celebrating something special, you can order fun surprises to be placed in your hotel room if you’re staying on property. It’s a great way to have a memento from your trip. You can also book extra cost experiences, such as the Wild Africa Trek in Disney’s Animal Kingdom or the Key’s to the Kingdom tour in Magic Kingdom. These are especially fun for big Disney fans who want to see a different side to the parks and delve deep into the history!Transportation
If you’re not planning on staying on property and utilizing the Disney bus transportation system, you’ll need to find a way to and from the parks. You can choose to rent a car if you’ll be visiting other Orlando attractions or neighboring cities, or you can check if your hotel has a shuttle service to and from the parks. Also, if you plan on using the Express Transportation with your park-hopper tickets, I would look into that in advance as well.